Site details

Overview

Estuary Powlett River Estuary
CMA West Gippsland CMA
Type Physico-Chemical
Site code Po2
Site name Site two (Mouth of Powlett Road Bridge)
Nearest road and town Mouth of Powlett Road, Dalyston
Description Ocean side of Mouth of Powlett Road Bridge, in between the 6th and 7th reflector when coming from the Kilcunda side of bridge (approx halfway).
Site access Head east along the Mouth of Powlett Road, park in the carpark located beside the Mouth of Powlett Bridge.
Land use
  • Native Bushland
  • Rural Grazing
Land use description This site is surrounded by submerged wetland (oceanside of bridge), saltmarsh (eastern bank on inland side of bridge) and a 5-10 metre revege site (western bank on inland side of bridge).
Status Active
Observation history 13-03-2010 - 29-05-2020

Map

Observations

C Estuary is closed to the sea. O Estuary is open to the sea. P Perched
Turbidity tubes do not measure below 9 NTU; Chart values of 9 should be interpreted as < 9 NTU

Observations

Date 15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Observation #13195 #13300 #13434 #13491 #13530 #13576 #13663 #13678 #13710

Observation summaries

Turbidity NTU

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 67.0 16.8 194.0 5.4 6.3 8.5 0.1 19.5 13.6
Bottom 1.7 4.3 6.3 18.0 7.1 14.0 3.2 6.4 23.8

pH

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 6.8 6.8 8.2 7.8 8.0 7.6 7.8 7.7 7.6
Bottom 7.5 7.8 8.3 8.2 8.0 7.7 7.6 7.4 8.1

Ammonia mg/L

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top
Bottom

Enterococci orgs/100mL

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top
Bottom

Temperature ° C

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 8.80 13.10 14.60 23.20 21.60 21.90 17.40 15.30 13.30
Bottom 12.00 12.50 15.30 17.60 20.20 20.20 18.90 16.20 14.10

Salinity ppt

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 1.80 5.70 0.50 31.60 32.70 31.30 26.20 14.20 18.40
Bottom 34.60 35.20 35.70 35.20 34.00 32.10 34.80 35.00 35.70

D.O. mg/L

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 10.07 8.58 12.32 6.66 7.70 8.83 8.23 8.84 8.89
Bottom 6.36 8.28 8.09 6.02 4.82 8.69 4.32 0.53 8.92

D.O. % Sat

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 87.00 85.00 118.00 93.50 105.00 120.00 100.00 95.00 96.40
Bottom 73.20 96.70 100.00 77.00 65.00 115.00 57.00 6.80 107.00

Conductivity mS/cm

15-07-2019 02-09-2019 27-11-2019 19-12-2019 21-01-2020 17-02-2020 24-03-2020 21-04-2020 29-05-2020
Top 3.34 10.08 1.29 48.26 49.95 48.10 40.90 23.42 24.13
Bottom 52.27 53.49 54.06 53.23 51.70 49.11 52.76 53.00 54.04
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